Orbite obtains US fly ash recycling patent

By Liz Gyekye
Published: Wednesday, 11 November 2015

The company, which changed its name from Orbite Aluminae Inc. to Orbite Technologies earlier this year, has been given the green light by US officials to pursue the commercial application of its fly ash processing technology. The innovation transforms fly ash into a high value mineral feedstock by extracting all the valuable constituents, including rare earths and alumina.

TSX-listed Orbite Technologies Inc. has been granted a patent for its fly ash processing technology by the US Patent and Trademark office.

The patent covers the selective extraction and recovery of valuable elements such as scandium, gallium, rare...

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